Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Great article on bullying from Foodproductdesign.com

Approximately 35 percent of children aged 5 and older who have food allergies reported to have experienced bullying, teasing or harassment as a result of their allergies, according to a new study from Mount Sinai Medical Center.
According to the findings published in the October issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, of the children who were teased or harassed, 86 percent were reported to have experienced repeated episodes. Classmates were the most common perpetrators; however, more than 20 percent reported harassment or teasing from teachers and other school staff.

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